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Player Profile: Clonie Gowan

Her real name is Cycalona Gowen because she was born during a tropical storm. Clonie grew up in Kiowa, Oklahoma and played sports in high school. She ranked seventh in the high jump in track and field and was also a championship-level basketball player. She had looks as well as skill in sports and the pretty young blonde won the Miss Teen McAlester crown in Oklahoma at age fifteen.

Clonie is a divorced mother of two and lives in Dallas, Texas. Her older child, a daughter, lives with her first husband and she is raising her second child, a son, who is a product of her second marriage.

She learned poker while in her teens and became more skillful after her first divorce when she would drive to Shreveport, Louisiana to play in the casinos. Clonie began to win several hundred dollars each weekend which soon became a steady income and decided she could earn more money as a gambler then working at her travel agency business to play poker full time and finds this world much more to her liking.

She became known to the public after finishing tenth in the 2002 Costa Rica Classic. The following year, she beat five of the world’s best women players – including Annie Duke and Jennifer Harman – at WPTs Ladies Night which was an event that was made for television.

Some of Clonie’s poker-related activities:

• Appeared on Good Morning America

• Mentioned in the New York Times, Dallas Observer, Texas Monthly, Esquire Magazine

• Guest appearances on Ultimate Poker Challenge in Las Vegas and European World Poker Championship in Dublin, Ireland

• Writes a regular Question and Answer column for WSOP Bluff Magazine

• Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Poker Association

Clonie Gowan is a member of the team of poker experts on FullTilt.com, Howard Lederer’s website, which include the following notables:

• Chris Ferguson

• Jennifer Harman

• Erick Lindgren

• Mike Matusow

• Phil Ivey

• John Juanda

• Phil Gordon

• Erik Seidel

• Andy Bloch

She is now a partner in a poker school teaching the basics of tournament play to women and men. She states the aim of the school is to instruct her students “How to be successful in a competitive game where your own money is at stake.” Additionally, she is writing a book “Good Girls Do Make the Final table”, which is scheduled to be printed by Harcourt Brace and is due out some time in 2006.

Unlike most other well-known poker players who are open about their winnings, Clonie, “The New Face of Poker”, is vague about her finances.

She also is involved in charities where she is a frequent host and does a great deal of volunteer work. At the Whisper Walk in Dallas to help victims of ovarian cancer, Clonie – whose mother is a survivor of this disease – was a very much appreciated guest speaker.

Clonie Gowan is considered a midlevel poker professional and has high public visibility. However, her name did not appear in Card Player magazine’s rankings and she has thus far not finished at the final table of any important tournament.

Kenneth Bateman
http://www.articlesbase.com/online-gambling-articles/player-profile-clonie-gowan-51567.html

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Posted by admin - December 14, 2014 at 4:32 pm

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Preservation Hall Jazz Club, New Orleans

Bill enjoys come classic New Orleans jazz at Preservation Hall.

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Posted by admin - December 1, 2014 at 7:43 am

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Young Wayne Toups In Milton, Louisiana

“1987 Soybean Festival” in Milton Louisiana, clip from a festival in October, a very young Wayne Toupes sings, great then and great now! An extrodinary rare clip from my collection.

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Posted by admin - November 23, 2014 at 4:40 am

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Do you know any cooking classes for teens over the summer?

IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA

No`~but you can go to youtube and watch cooking, baking, and cake decorating videos also go to allrecipes.com they have many cooking videos and kraftfoods.com has many fun things to make and bake and lots of videos just like being in class and you can play the ones you like over again epicurious.com also has cooking videos just click on cooking videos in at the top of the page. you can also type in cooking videos in your browser bar

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Posted by admin - November 19, 2014 at 3:06 am

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REBIRTH BRASS BAND @ Louisiana Music Factory JazzFest 2007

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Rebirth Brass Band
Louisiana Music Factory
Jazz Fest In Stores 2007

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Posted by admin - November 13, 2014 at 2:01 am

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Theresa Andersson @ LMF 2008 PT2

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Theresa Andersson
Louisiana Music Factory In-Store
September 6, 2008

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Posted by admin - November 12, 2014 at 1:44 am

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12 Stones – Lie to Me (Official Music Video HD)

Band: 12 Stones
Song: Lie to Me
Album: Anthem for the Underdog (2007)
Origin: Mandeville, Louisiana, USA
Genres: Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Christian rock
Years active 2000 — present
Labels Wind-up Records
Website http://www.12stones.com

Members
Paul McCoy
Eric Weaver
Justin Rimer
Kevin Dorr
Mike McManus

Former members
Aaron Gainer
Shawn Wade
Greg Trammell
Pat Quave
Stephen Poff

12 Stones is a post-grunge band from Mandeville, Louisiana. Lead vocalist Paul McCoy was also featured in the Evanescence single “Bring Me to Life”, for which he won a Grammy.

The four band members met in Mandeville, Louisiana, a small suburb north of New Orleans, and within 15 months were signed to a record deal with Wind-up Records.

“Shadows” from Potter’s Field was used in a trailer for the film Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. “Photograph” (also from Potter’s Field) appeared on the Elektra movie soundtrack 2005. “My Life” from their self-titled album was featured on the soundtrack of The Scorpion King in 2002. “Broken” (also from the self-titled album) served as the official theme song for WWE’s Judgment Day pay-per-view in May 2002 and “Home” (also from the self-titled album) was the song used for the WWE Desire video for Kurt Angle. The band also recorded the song “Let Go” exclusively for the Daredevil movie soundtrack. Songs “Running out of Pain” and “Back Up” were used on Cheating Death, Stealing Life – The Eddie Guerrero Story.

In November 2009, the band recorded their fourth studio album, with producer David Bendeth. “We Are One”, the first single from the new album, was released on April 6. The song Premiered on noisecreep on 29 March 2010, the very same day being leaked to radio by WBSX (97.9X) in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Recently, “We Are One” was used by World Wrestling Entertainment as the theme song for the renegade faction formed by the NXT first season graduates known as The Nexus.

Anthem for the Underdog Album
Anthem for the Underdog is third album by rock band 12 Stones. It was released on August 14, 2007. The first single is “Lie to Me”, which is available to listen on 12 Stones’ MySpace and official website along with the second single “Anthem For The Underdog”, which was featured in the movie Never Back Down. Both singles have charted in the top 30 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, while “It Was You” charted in the top 10 on Christian Rock charts. The current single is the song “Adrenaline” which was the theme song for the Met-Rx World’s Strongest Man competition in 2007.

The song “World So Cold” was used in a tribute video found on YouTube for the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre shooting. In a bulletin posted on the band’s MySpace page, the band said that they were surprised the song surfaced because it had not been released.

The track “Broken Road” was co-written with former American Idol contestant and Daughtry frontman Chris Daughtry.

The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at Number 53.

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Luckymann’s Music YUTV21 / Rok cristiano en inglés

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Posted by admin - October 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm

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History of Jazz, Louisiana

Learn about the unique history of Jazz in Louisiana

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Posted by admin - October 12, 2014 at 11:06 am

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Honey Island Swamp Band @ Louisiana Music Factory JazzFest 2010

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Louisiana Music Factory JazzFest 2010
Honey Island Swamp Band
April 26, 2010

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Posted by admin - October 11, 2014 at 10:55 am

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BONERAMA LIVE @ Louisiana Music Factory 2007

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Bonerama
Louisiana Music Factory
Jazz Fest In-Stores 2007

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Posted by admin - October 8, 2014 at 9:43 am

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